Highlandia cancelled for 2020

Normally, we look forward to kicking off the summer with our friends and neighbours at the Highlandia festival each June, and we know you do too. The announcement from the provincial government restricts gatherings all summer, obviously including Highlandia. Earlier this month, the Highlands Community League Board made the decision to cancel this year’s Highlandia […]

Photo of neighbourhood soccer in action. Two Highlands Rockets team members in blue and black soccer uniforms running in a green soccer field. Both kids are facing a net in the background, not the camera.

Neighbourhood Soccer is open!

Soccer registration for the Outdoor Spring 2020 season is now open. Please note that a number of player registration policies have been standardized across the EMSA North Zone in an effort to harmonize registration practices and fees between communities. These policies have resulted in changes to the Highlands registration process, including the volunteer commitment required, […]

Illustration of Robbie Burns about to throw a curling rock. Text reads "Robbie Burns Day. Curling FUNspiel Hall Fundraiser. January 25.

Curling FUNspiel on Robbie Burns Day for Highlands Hall Renewal

Highlands Community League and the Highlands Facility Renewal Committee are proud to present our next event: a curling FUNspiel to throw some rocks, eat some haggis and raise some funds for Highlands Hall Renewal. No curling experience necessary! What you need to know: January 25, 2020. Registration starts at 2:30pm and formal events go til […]

Street Sign Blades in Highlands

The Fall 2018 streetlights campaign for Neighbourhood Renewal received a massive amount of support and positive feedback. Thanks to the campaign’s success, the Highlands Community League (HCL) Board and our partners at the Highlands Historical Society (HHS) were particularly excited about the opportunity to add a custom sign blade design for our new posts. The […]

Marilyn Wood sits at a table with a glass of wine.

Wine Survivor Fundaiser

The Wine Survivor Competition to raise money for a new Highlands hall is doing well. More than $4,000 in tickets have been sold or are in the hands of people who pledged to sell them. Still, there is much work to be done to meet the 520-ticket target by the June 20 deadline. Marilyn Wood, […]

2019 Annual General Meeting

Tuesday, May 28, 2019  Registration – 6:30pm, meeting call to order – 7pm Highlands Community League Hall 6112-113 Ave., upstairs You’re invited to attend our annual general meeting on Tuesday, May 28. See how the league is doing, learn about our financial health and vote on the coming fiscal year’s budget. It’s also a perfect opportunity […]

Wine Survivor is coming to Highlands!

Highlands Wine Survivor Event 2019 Do you love wine and competition? Wine Survivor is perfect for you! Proceeds to the Highlands Facility Renewal Fund of Highlands Community League HOW IT WORKS: Pay a cash fee of $35.00; $22.00 will be applied as the entry fee and the remaining $13.00 will be used to purchase a […]

Highlands is getting new sign blades designed by you!

Every time you walk, run, stroller, bike or drive through Highlands, you look at a street sign. In Fall 2018, the community voted to upgrade our streetlights through Neighbourhood Renewal and with this upgrade comes the ability to design the sign blades as well (one of the many reasons the Community League Board was excited […]

Save Eastglen Pool!

City of Edmonton has recommended Eastglen Leisure Centre for repurpose or closure – Help us take action! Shared with permission via: Bellevue Community League On November 1, 2018, the City of Edmonton administration recommended to Council that Eastglen Leisure Centre, Scona Pool and Oliver Outdoor Pool be repurposed or closed. The recommendation was made as […]

Hall Renewal Update – Fall 2018

September was a very busy and exciting month for the Highlands Facility Renewal Committee (HFRC). We were thrilled to learn we were successful in our two CLIP grant applications submitted earlier this spring to the City of Edmonton. The combined $425,000 award is an important contribution to the foundation of Highlands Community League’s project funding […]